Archive for May, 2012

PC-BSD 9.1 installer preview

PC-BSD 9.1 installer preview

The latest snapshot release of PC-BSD 9, which will become PC-BSD 9.1, has just been officially announced in the developers mailing list. PC-BSD is a distribution of FreeBSD, or to satisfy those who argue that the word “distribution” does not apply to the BSDs, it is based on FreeBSD. One of the most important aspects of a distribution (there goes […]

Updating Chakra Archimedes

Updating Chakra Archimedes

Chakra is a desktop Linux distribution forked from Arch Linux. It is a “pure” KDE-based distribution, with a facility to run GTK applications through a Bundle System. The latest edition is Chakra Archimedes, and being a semi-rolling or half-rolling release distribution, Chakra does not need to be reinstalled when new updates become available. (Chakra) Archimedes was first released in February […]

Still in search of that perfect desktop distribution

The quest for perfection is an endless one. Like the quest for freedom (material or spiritual), there is always one more step. It is just the nature of things in the physical universe. The best we can do is keep trying. And that is exactly what I have been doing with regards to the free operating systems that power my […]

The first thing to do after installing Linux Mint Debian 201204

The first thing to do after installing Linux Mint Debian 201204

Linux Mint Debian is a line of desktop distribution based on Debian, developed by the same group responsible for Linux Mint, a desktop distribution based on Ubuntu Desktop. The latest edition, released on April 24, is Linux Mint Debian 201204. Made available for download were the Xfce and MATE/Cinnamon editions. Both editions have already being reviewed here and here. While […]

Linux Mint Debian 201204 Xfce review

Linux Mint Debian 201204 Xfce review

Linux Mint Debian is the line of desktop distributions from the developers of Linux Mint that is based on Debian. For the record, Linux Mint Debian is different from Linux Mint, which is based on Ubuntu Desktop. The very latest edition, Linux Mint Debian 201204, was released on April 24. Installation images for 32- and 64-bit platforms for the Xfce […]